Specialist Clinical Practitioner

Zoek Pin Newbury, West Berkshire, England

£35000 - £40000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

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Specialist Clinical Practitioner

(Salary negotiable dependent on position and experience)

Are you a Registered Learning Disability Nurse looking to support and lead on new assessments and transitions to ensure clinically led social care begins from the point of referral?

Come and join us to make a change!

About us…

PBS4 is a non-profit social enterprise that specialises in supporting people with learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge by using Positive Behaviour Support. We support individuals living in their own homes with their own tenancies, across multiple locations including, Hampshire, Dorset, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and other counties where we are currently growing.

The people we support overcome challenges every day in order to achieve exciting things. Some may be big, some may be smaller, but we are committed to celebrating all of these!

We are committed to leading by example in how 21st Century clinical support for people with learning disabilities should look. We aim to raise the bar of Positive Behaviour Support in social care!

The role...

We are looking for a Registered Learning Disability Nurse to provide leadership and clinical support for all new assessments and transitions throughout the organisation. We want to ensure Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is integral to the support we are offering and is a focus throughout all assessments and processes. Our aim is to change the world for the individuals we support and challenge the world of PBS in the UK. We want people who can join us in driving these changes forward and support with growing the support we are providing.

The candidate would be part of the clinical team and whilst the primary role would be to coordinate the completion of new assessments and guide and facilitate the transition process there may be times in which they may support with additional clinical project work. They would also provide practice supervision for RNLD apprenticeship students. You will make life-changing improvements for the people we support, and career-changing support to our employees.

You will be a key point of contact for new referrals and will be responsible for communicating progress on referrals to the wider organisation. You will have oversight of new proposals and assessments. Once support is confirmed you will work closely with the Area Manager to ensure a clear process is in place to enable a smooth transition process. You will work alongside the Area Manager to support with planning expansion of support in key geographical regions. To liaise with local housing providers to establish innovative housing solutions for people we support.

The full Job Description and Person Specification for the role can be found here;

Essential:

You will already be a RNLD

You will have significant experience setting up new support provisions.

You will have experience writing proposals for support.

You will share our passion for ensuring Positive Behaviour Support is delivered to the highest quality, setting the standards internally and for others who aspire to achieve what we are achieving.

You will need significant experience of working with adults with learning disabilities or Autism and those who may engage in challenging behaviour. Transferable experience or skills will be considered for those currently working in Mental Health settings or with people living with Dementia.

You will have leadership experience, able to lead the implementation of PBS in the social care we provide.

You will be a car driver, able to support all of our teams.

You will be autonomous in your practice and able to identify your own priorities and priorities for your team.

You will work in partnership with people we support, their families, and other organisations, including NHS teams and Local Authorities.

Desirable:

Experience of working in supported living, social care settings.

Confidence in presenting and disseminating our work.

Experience in overseeing environmental adaptations

Experience of delivering training to others.

Experience in developing and implementing policy and strategy, particularly relating to new business and support

Why work for us?

Be part of an organisation driving what quality PBS looks like and how social care should be delivered.

Work for a small, not for profit organisation where the focus is the people we support.

Have your voice heard and respected, and have your expertise valued.

Have support from an experienced clinical and managerial team.

Be celebrated for accomplishing goals with the individual you support.

Play a key role in bringing teams together and leading direct support.

Have training opportunities that enhance your development.

What's in it for you…

Asides from a role that empowers people and transforms lives, our benefits to you include: bespoke in-house training, access to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), access to clinical supervision, and professional networks, Employee Assistance Programme, access to Key Worker benefits and our employee recognition scheme.

For an informal discussion about this role contact Sam Corbett on (phone number removed)

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